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Man put on probation for cocaine sale

Lorenzo N. Figueroa, 27, pleaded guilty last December to third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance for a cocaine sale in Queensbury in November 2016. He was arrested by State Police, and formerly lived in Glens Falls.

POST-STAR - 2018-06-18 10:26:00

Woman gets probation in Queensbury drug case

Regina T. Gavin, 37, of Staten Island, pleaded guilty in connection with an Aug. 12 traffic stop on Route 149 in Queensbury, police said. Warren County sheriff's officers said she was found to have 90 oxycodone pills without a prescription.

POST-STAR - 2018-06-19 12:03:00

Police: Lake George woman with suspended license was driving drunk

A Lake George woman is facing criminal charges after allegedly driving drunk Sunday morning.The Warren County Sheriff's Office said Lisa Brown was pulled over after she was observed leaving her lane unsafely while traveling southbound on State Route 9 in the town of Lake George.The 48-year-old submi

POST-STAR - 2018-06-17 13:19:00

Website business owner charged with grand larceny

SOUTH GLENS FALLS — A Troy man was arrested Monday for allegedly taking money from two village businesses to improve their websites but then failing to do any of the work.Johnny R. Bryan, 43, is accused of taking nearly $2,200 but not doing agreed-to website design work and not refunding the money d

POST-STAR - 2018-06-18 19:56:00

Thousands of power outages linger, some will last into tonight

More than 2,500 local residents remained without electricity early Tuesday from Monday's severe storms.National Grid had nearly 2,000 customers in the dark as of Tuesday morning, most of them in Saratoga Springs and central Washington County.

POST-STAR - 2018-06-19 09:48:00

Ex-Stillwater mayor faces prison sentence for child pornography

Nelson, 62, was arrested last year after an investigation by a State Police Computer Crime Unit found a Stillwater IP address was being used to download child pornography, police said. The investigation led to a search of Nelson's home and his arrest, troopers said.

TIMES UNION - 2018-06-19 10:34:26

Warren County ends animal control contract

QUEENSBURY — Warren County will be without animal control services for the foreseeable future after the county board decided not to extend its contract with Warren County SPCA.The county's contract with the agency runs out June 30, and the county board is in the process of putting out a "request for

POST-STAR - 2018-06-17 19:30:00

Inmate charged with felony over call from jail

BALLSTON SPA — A Saratoga County Jail inmate was charged with first-degree criminal contempt, a class E felony, after attempting to call a protected party, violating an order of protection, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office.


Sheriff deputies identify man killed in motorcycle collision on Sunday

James P. Van Ness was driving west on Route 67 at 1:39 a.m. when he crossed the center line and collided head-on with a Jeep Liberty driven by Delaney Brooks, 18, of Ballston Spa.

TIMES UNION - 2018-06-18 12:57:28

Second man pleads guilty for Warrensburg business burglary

QUEENSBURY -- An 18-year-old Warrensburg man pleaded guilty Friday for his role in a burglary at a Warrensburg business.Billy J. Wrobel, 18, pleaded guilty to attempted third-degree burglary, a felony, for the March burglary at Higgins Sales & Service on Main Street.


Man pleads guilty for Glens Falls cocaine sale

QUEENSBURY -- A former Glens Falls man pleaded guilty to a felony charge Friday in connection with a cocaine sale in Glens Falls last fall.Nicholas F. Lanza, 54, of Stony Brook, Long Island, could avoid a jail or prison sentence if he does well on interim probation, despite the fact he has a long cr


Capital project construction closes Queensbury High School for summer

For winter sports, Huntley said the district has the blue gym, which has two regulation-sized basketball courts within. The project included a new divider, which is a curtain rather than a wall. The sports programs will have to give and take to share the available room.

POST-STAR - 2018-06-17 20:15:00

Queensbury woman charged with felonies

QUEENSBURY -- A Queensbury woman faces two felony charges after she was arrested for driving drunk with a child in her vehicle Wednesday afternoon, police records show.Jodi L. Sacca, 45, was arrested during a traffic stop just before 4 p.m. on Linden Avenue, according to the State Police public info


Motorcyclist killed in early Sunday Ballston crash

One person was killed early Sunday morning in the Town of Ballston after a motorcycle and SUV collided on State Route 67, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office.Sheriff's deputies received a call just after 1:30 a.m. regarding a head-on collision between the two vehicles just east of Curt


Saratoga Sheriff: Inmate called protected person from jail

Terrance L. Seymour, 41, of Queensbury, faces one count of first-degree criminal contempt, a felony.


Police: Warrensburg man assaulted person, drove drunk

WARRENSBURG -- A Warrensburg man was arrested Sunday after he assaulted another person, then drove drunk away from the location of the incident, police said.Jeffrey L. Carpenter, 29, was arrested after the Warren County Sheriff's Office was called to an unspecified address around 3 p.m. for a report


Vermont teenager dies after car strikes tree

They found that Isaac Bell, of Rupert, was traveling southbound on Lang Road near East Road when the vehicle he was driving went over an embankment, into a small creek and struck a tree.


Murder charge filed for stabbing, fourth person charged

QUEENSBURY — A Warren County grand jury charged the Glens Falls man who allegedly stabbed a man to death last week with second-degree murder, the panel also charging a fourth person in connection with the fatal brawl and the drug activity that preceded it.Skylar C. Phillips, 19, of West Notre Dame S


Washington County grand jury to hear child crash case

Efforts to negotiate a plea agreement with a Glens Falls man who crashed a car after allegedly drinking, seriously hurting his daughter, have fallen through, and a Washington County grand jury will hear the case in the coming weeks.Brett J. Reynolds was charged after he left the injured 8-year-old w


Deputies: Ballston Spa man inappropriately touched child

MILTON, N.Y. >> A sex offender was arrested Tuesday after inappropriately touching a child, Saratoga County sheriff’s deputies said.